Review: could Lisinopril cause Headaches?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 9, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.2/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 88,661 people who take Lisinopril. Among them, 3,498 have Headaches. See who they are, when they have Headaches and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Lisinopril (latest outcomes from 98,622 users) has active ingredients of lisinopril. It is often used in high blood pressure, blood pressure management. Commonly reported side effects of Lisinopril include nausea, nausea aggravated, breathing difficulty, dyspnoea exacerbated, fatigue.
Headaches (pain in head) (latest reports from 1,173,557 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Feb, 23, 2014: 88,505 people reported to have side effects when taking Lisinopril. Among them, 3,287 people (3.71%) have Headaches.
Time on Lisinopril when people have Headaches * :
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Gender of people who have Headaches when taking Lisinopril * :
Age of people who have Headaches when taking Lisinopril * :
Severity of Headaches when taking Lisinopril ** :
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How people recovered from Headaches ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (772 people, 23.49%)
- Depression (273 people, 8.31%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (238 people, 7.24%)
- Pain (185 people, 5.63%)
- Diabetes mellitus (141 people, 4.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (854 people, 25.98%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (445 people, 13.54%)
- Lipitor (371 people, 11.29%)
- Furosemide (347 people, 10.56%)
- Simvastatin (323 people, 9.83%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (3 months ago):
very seldom had headaches before heart attack and now have bad headaches every day. The new meds I'm taking are Lisinopril 10 mg 1/2 tab at breakfast, glucotrol 5 mg 1 at breakfast and metoprolol tartrate 25 mg 1/2 tab twice a day.
From this study (4 months ago):
headaches and fatigue seem to come and go throughout the day.
From this study (10 months ago):
Louise on Jun, 9, 2013:
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